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Maria Montessori

Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Ancona, Marche, Italy
Death: Died in Noordwijk, Noordwijk, South Holland, The Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alessandro Montessori and Renilde Montessori
Partner of Guisseppe Montesano
Mother of Mario Montesano Montessori

Managed by: Wendela Henriëtte Schmidt
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About Maria Montessori

Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (Italian pronunciation: [maˈriːa montesˈsɔːri]; August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in some public and private schools throughout the world.

Died in the garden of the Pierson's house belonging to Ada Pierson's parents. Mario was with her.

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Maria Montessori's Timeline

August 31, 1870
Chiaravalle, Ancona, Marche, Italy
Age 27
May 6, 1952
Age 81
Noordwijk, Noordwijk, South Holland, The Netherlands